Linde: breathe deeply

The outlook in industrial gases is weak, but healthcare looks a better market

Zurich: Senn-t on his way

The Swiss insurer needs an underwriter in charge

Merlin: short on magic

Buying UK theme park business is a bet against pound, as strong currency sends customers overseas

Yieldcos: creating a monster

An accident waiting to happen has spooked shareholders

Atlassian: tech heretic

US tech group deserves to have world at its feet but profit growth will be a heavier burden

BTG Pactual: run for its money

Crises in confidence and a reliance on short-term funding do not play well together

Ore play: Aussie rules

Rio Tinto shares shrug off market decline

Funding Circle Founders Samir Desi James Meekings ( blond) and Andrew Mullinger at there offices London Oct 13 Photograph © vicki couchman 07957226911
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P2P lenders: question of trust

Challengers to the UK’s established banks have been well received — by government and markets

A man walks into a Prada SpA store

Prada: Hong Kong phooey

Floating a luxury company on the island once seemed a good idea

Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week.
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Aberdeen: Swips and chains

Asset management group has changed. The market has not noticed